The third edition of the Volta Music Awards took place yesterday at the Ho Technical University auditorium. The event which started with an amazing red carpet session full of glitz and glamour also saw a good number of patrons from all over the region and beyond in attendance to celebrate and support their favourite musicians.
The night saw Jonathan Kofi Woelinam Segbefia professionally known as “Jah Phinga” winning multiple categories including ‘Artiste of the year’ with his song, “Wodeka” featuring Godwin Selorm. He takes over from Keeny Ice who was reigning till the early hours of Sunday.
Performances on the night started with Sika Coleman who blessed the energetic crowd with her great performances. All other artistes billed to perform on the night including Blazebwoy, Selorm Razy, Ephraim, & Edem thrilled audience with their hits back to back.
During Edem’s performance, he called on the audience to support talents emerging from the region. He added that they should not only enjoy their music but also contribute towards promotion by way of sharing their music, subscribing to various streaming platforms as well.
The third edition of VMA was put together by Eventic GH with support from Skyplus Hotel, Marie Stopes Ghana, Blue Star Healthcare Network, Food Tech Limited, Big Boss Energy Drink, Sneaks Clothing, Wam Music & Dottiyard Records.
Media partners include Zylofon 102.1FM, V1TV, StandoutEntGH.com, Jonilar.net, Beeniewords.com, TastyNews, Dklassgh.com, VoltaConnect, Xotlist, iPaddyNetwork, Freedom 88. 1Fm, Swiss 93.7Fm, Shine 96.9Fm, West 97.5FM, BeatQ , Gist Cable
- Full list of nominees below ;
- Gospel Song Of The Year: Aseda – Qwame Gaby
- Highlife Song Of The Year: Jah Phinga
- Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year: EEYKay –We Need Change
- Hiplife Song Of The Year: Mayi – Tokz
- Gospel Artiste Of The Year: Qwame Gabby
- Highlife Act Of The Year: Latino Gh
- Hiphop Song Of The Year: Tom D’Frick – Truth
- Reggae/Dancehall Act Of The Year: Skery Zee
- Best Music Video: Linchpin – Odo
- Collaboration Of The Year: Planett Machete
- Songwriter Of The Year: Jah Phinga
- Music Producer Of The Year: Timz Beatz
- Male Vocalist Of The Year: Ephraim
- Female Vocalist Of The Year: Queen Eyram
- Entertainment Company Of The Year: OnGod Events
- Honorary Award: Eden Rasmuta Nyasorgbor
- Best Rapper Of The Year: Keeny Ice
- Popular Song Of The Year: Lightman – Negavadee
- Best Group Of The Year: Brada Yawda
- New Act/Discovery Of The Year: Koran
- Traditional Group/artist of the year: Nutifafa Borborbor Group
- Online Influencer Of The Year: Dklass Gh
- Media House Of The Year: Global Fm
- Entertainment School Of The Year: Threetown Senior High School
- Best Dj/Promoter Of The Year: Dj Stephen
- Best Performer Of The Year: Wolfman
- Hiplife Artiste Of The Year: Brainy Setor
- Artiste Of The Year: Jah Phinga
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Raizo Lino